Resources/Who is doing the work

Online Websites and Articles

BlackGirlDangerous.org – “Black Girl Dangerous seeks to, in as many ways possible, amplify the voices, experiences and expressions of queer and trans* people of color.” This blog provides a great outlet for those who want to explore racism, homophobia, transphobia, transmisogyny, and critical feminism. View

Microaggressions.com – This blog seeks to provide a visual representation of the everyday of “microaggressions.” This project is NOT about showing how ignorant people can be in order to simply dismiss their ignorance. Instead, it is about showing how these comments create and enforce uncomfortable, violent and unsafe realities onto peoples’ lives. While a major topic of the project is racism, this website also explores other microaggressions based on gender, sexuality, ability, and socioeconomic status. View

mycultureisnotatrend.tumblr.com – This tumblr offers a series of reflections, images, and media that expose everyday microaggressions and stereotypes that address cultural appropriation. View

unsettlingamerica.wordpress.com – Unsettling America is an emerging decentralized network of autonomous groups and individuals dedicated to mental and territorial decolonization throughout Turtle Island and the “Americas.” View

Racialicious.com – A blog about the intersection of race and pop culture. Check out our daily updates on the latest celebrity gaffes, our no-holds-barred critique of questionable media representations, and of course, the inevitable Keanu Reeves John Cho newsflashes. View

NativeAppropriations.com – Breaking down the countless and destructive cultural appropriations of Native American culture. View

Colorlines.com – Colorlines is a daily news site where race matters, featuring award-winning investigative reporting and news analysis. Colorlines is published by Race Forward, a national organization that advances racial justice through research, media and practice. View

Twitter Feeds/Hashtags

#NotYourAsianSideKick – Incites discussion on the objectification, exotification, and commodification of Asian American individuals.

#BlackLivesMatter – Discusses the implications of legal injustices experiences by Black culture in America including the trials of Michael Dunn and Trayvon Martin.

#SolidarityForWhiteWomen – Explores the divide of feminism among white women and women of color in the US and abroad.

#NoToHijabAppropriation – Creates awareness around issues of Islamophobia experienced by Muslims and Islams in US culture. Conceptualization based on the backlash of World Hijab Day.

Local/National Conferences

National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE) – The NCORE® conference series constitutes the leading and most comprehensive national forum on issues of race and ethnicity in American higher education. The conference focuses on the complex task of creating and sustaining comprehensive institutional change designed to improve racial and ethnic relations on campus and to expand opportunities for educational access and success by culturally diverse, traditionally underrepresented populations. View

Seattle Race Conference – The Seattle Race Conference began to create a shared understanding and language about the nature of racism, refine definitions of its modern day forms and identify the tools that can be used to end it. Using this as a foundation, the objective was to cultivate a “movement” for racial justice in Seattle that includes components of sustainable action. View

National Organizations

American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE) – (AAHHE) is an agent of change for improving education, thus enabling Hispanic students to fully participate in a diverse society. AAHHE works collaboratively with all sectors of education, business, industry, as well as community and professional organizations to enhance the educational aspirations and to meet the needs of a significantly increasing Hispanic population. View

Critical Race Studies in Education Association – We are an interdisciplinary consortium of experts who recognize global implications of race and education for minoritized people. Through scholarship we identify and expose inequities for the ultimate eradication of white supremacy. We counter and combat systemic and structural racism with scholarship and praxis. View

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